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bank of america and wells fargo and u.s. bancorp endlessly on any dip over and over again. that's why i bought them for my charitable trust. i knew they had to come in. they could take all they wanted and they're doing it. oil and natural gas, down last week. what a chance to get in. even though the earnings were widely lambasted. you see, they had no choice. the big-shot money managers simply cannot catch a double-digit move from the sidelines. they can no longer hope that the market will come down because it's up too darn much. and most of them don't have the luxury of being up so much that they can leave the table. they're being forced back to the table where they have to place bets whenever any discount whatsoever occurs. and they know where they won't move the stocks with their aggressive buying. think back to bank of america, think wells fargo. oh, that's selling? they've got to hone every share they have. they can't afford to sell anything, they'll lose their exposure. they have too much buying to do here's the bottom line -- we are in self-fulfilling mode now. that's why i keep
of a better america immersed from woodstock. he writes woodstock means little until you place it in the larger context of the society unravelling around the young adults. from their parents generation, they had absorbed rich idealism for social and economic justice. the piece by brett green and author in denver goes on to say, it was an interlude arriving in the context of more social and political upheaval than most americans have witnessed. it was a chaotic but peaceful interlude to a forthcoming breakdown between government and the governed when combined, it would end an unpopular war. i want to talk for the first half-hour, your thoughts, did a better america emerge from woodstock. the numbers ... twitter address is cspanwj. if you have called us in the last 30 days, send your comment via e-mail or twitter and give others a chance. >> what was it about the gathering, this carnival, this music festival that influenced your political evolution and did a better america emerge from woodstock? more from the denver post piece, a better america emerged from wood stot by brett green. he wrote it w
neighbor and mr. obama fri has to go to the fifth summit of the americas and in trinidad and he has already been told by the mexican the and especially the brazilian president, lula da silva, he was going to run into some really heavy criticism in trinidad if something can't be done for the embargo. so they're still a long way to go. it could go fast, it could go slow and in his miami speech last may candidate obama suggested it was going to go slow. he promised to keep the rest of the embargo he said because united states needed to be a relentless advocate of democracy, and of quote. but slowly or quickly is very clear that our current dysfunctional policy is coming to the end of its life. what do i mean by dysfunctional? i mean that the united states and cuba have not had formal relations since january feared, 1961. that was e leffinge presidents ago -- 11 presidents ago. in contrast the u.s. estrangement from this movie gets revolution after the bolshevik revolution and is a strain from the people's republic of china after the fall of chang that lasted 16, 22 years respectively. the five
for growth and prosperity in the long run. these are the jobs futuring of america, renovating schools and hospitals. the elkhart area has seen the benefits. dozens were employed to resurface the runway at elkhart airport. a four mile stretch of highway is being upgrade order u.s. 33. the health center has received recovery dollars to expand services and hire additional staff. and as part of the recovery plan, we're making an historic amendment to innovation. building a new smart grid that carries electricity from coast to coast, laying down broad band lines and high speed rail lines, and providing the largest boost in basic research in history to ensure that american leads in the break through discoveries of the new century. just as we led in the last. because that's what we do best in america. we turn ideas ainto inventions. history should be our guide. the united states led the world economies in the 20th century because we led the world in innovation. today the competition is keen, the challenge is tougher and that's why innovation is more important than ever. that's the key to goo
. i emphasize that they may not be representative of america. their views have to be taken into account. >> there is some disagreement. >> how are we supposed trust you? is there an option to say no to this bill? >> it is not about health care reform or insurance reform. it is about government control. >> i charge you with usurping authority not granted to you as a u.s. senator. >greta: houston, texas a councilwoman answers a cell phone while a cancer survivor asks her a question. >> if you're conscious allows you, what are you doing for america -- >> seriously, really. come on. [unintelligible] >> do you think this is good for america? when does it stop? greta: tracy asked that question and joins us live. was there any explanation by the congresswoman by what happened? >> i did talk to her later, but not about her using the phone. what appeared to be happening was her staff was telling her that there were local political leaders coming to the meeting that he -- that she should talk to. greta: did she pick up the phone in the middle of your question? do you know who she was
wanted some legitimacy for their country. america has always said they would only talk to them in six- partyç talks, including our allies. kim jong-il got what he wanted, a former american president. as much as the white house and secretary of state say that there was no quid quo pro, and that president clinton was there on a private mission, -- it may have been a humanitarian issue, but even u.s. officials are telling us that he was given a briefing by cia and others before his visit. he was briefed on the latest with what they were doing, and there is no doubt duringç that three and a half hours with kim jong il, the issue must have come up. jon: is it possible that they held these meetings and did not discuss these issues? >> look at who met bill clinton. the deputy foreign minister who has been in charge of nuclear negotiations. he was very prominent. also, the north koreans, they broktwittered about this visit. they did not give much detail, just saying that president clinton came. the administration is trying their best to decoupled this visit from the nuclear issue. when yo
northern virginia here on c-span. >> good morning. i am an intern scholar here at the young america foundation, a leading organization on college campuses. if you would like to take advantage of the resources or campus activism, such as booking speakers were getting materials for events, please contact us by phone or online at our website, www.yaf.org. our next speaker is president of the washington d.c.-based research council which leads the way in defending the judeo- christian values upon which our nation was built. he served in the louisiana state legislature as recognized as a pioneer by offering many measures. he hosts a national radio program called "washington watched weekly." his first book was released just last year. copies will be available of this book for purchase and signing after his talk. a veteran of the u.s. marine corps and a former police officer and tv news reporter, he brings a unique blend of experience and leadership to the pro-family movement. please welcome mr. tony perkins. [applause] >> good morning. it is good to see a friendly crowd here in d.c. for
's all somehow inevitable and that the only way for america to get ahead is for places like elkhart to be left behind. you hear that argument sometime in washington. but i know and you know that the truth is exactly the opposite. i'm here because i believe our ability to recover and to prosper as a nation depends on what happens in communities just like this one. the battle for america's future will be fought and won in places like elkhart and detroit and goshen and pittsburgh, south bend, youngstown, in cities and towns across indiana and across the midwest and across the country that have been the backbone of america. it will be won by making places like elkhart what they once were and can be again, and that is centers of innovation and entrepreneurship and ingenuity and opportunity. the whirring engines of america. we can't afford to run the race at half strength or half speed. if we hope to lead this century like we did the last century, we have to create the conditions and opportunities for places like elkhart to succeed. we have to harness the potential, the innovative and cr
in america" truly applied to judge sotomayor and i can say that with a special understanding. humble beginnings were the touch stones that enabled each of us to achieve beyond any parents' dream. i grew up in patterson, new jersey, hard scrabble mill town and our family lacked resources but left inheritance of valuabls with no valuables. my parents sought an opportunity in this country to be free and make a living. we were obligated, if we had the opportunity, to make sure we gave something back to the community in which we lived. judge sotomayor's family moved here if puerto rico and she grew up in a housing project where she saw upfront and close the struggles of people living in poor areas. like my father, judge sotomayor's dad died at a very young age and her mother, like mind, became a widow at a very young age. and she became a single mother, like mind. judge sotomayor's mother had to raise her and her brother in the face of available, social, and financial adversity. in fact, her mother worked two jobs to supports her children and despite the many difficulties, judge sotomayor
a great story it is for america, and what a great story it is that president obama would give us a chance to consider judge sotomayor to serve as the first hispanic woman on the united states supreme court. for many who oppose judge sotomayor, her life achievements and her judicial record are just not good enough. after poring over 3,000 court decisions and hundreds of her speeches, judge sotomayor's critics focused their opposition primarily, not exclusively, but primarily on one case, the ricci case, and on one sentence from one speech. i hope someone was keeping track of how many times those three words wise latina woman were quoted during the course of this hearing. senator after senator asked her what did you really, really, really mean with those three words over and over again. we are senators who live in a world of decisions and votes every day, and we understand when our decisions and votes are questioned and challenged often in an unfair fashion. if we vote in a way that's controversial, we ask that people be fair and judge us on our life's work, not on a single vote. it's a sta
of house senators say they will vote. coming this fall, tour the home to america's highest court, "the supreme court." >> two journalist are right tom today. they were accompanied by president bill clinton who helped secure their release. they were for -- that were from al gore's current tv network. >> welcome home laura ling and euna lee. [applause] [inaudible] [inaudible] [inaudible] [inaudible] [laughter] >> 30 an hour seco -- 38 hours ago, euna lee and i were prisoners in north korea. we appeared at any moment that we could be sent to a hard labor camp. and then suddenly we were told that we were going to a meeting. we were taken to a location and when we walked in -- through the doors, we saw standing before us president bill clinton. we were shocked. but we knew instantly in our hearts that the nightmare of our life was finally coming to an end, and now we stand here and on and free -- home and free. euna and i would like to express our deepest gratitude to president clinton and his wonderful, amazing, not to mention supercool team, including john but as the -- podesta and the un
need health care in america. one of the people who really got the people have asked me, what was it like? i tell people that barack obama, the most thing that i will say is driving him is that he watched his white mother died because of inefficiency in health care in america. i think that is the number one driving force, that he does not want to see that happen to americans, white and black, across the board. and he is going to fight with everything he has got because he watched it. he does not have his mother anymore, he does not have his father anymore, and i think he wants people like me who get laid off, 10,000 of us, and know that we need health care in america. thank god for people like sharon brower, the senator who is working hard -- like sherrod brown, the senator who is working hard on behalf of the american people. i worked 45 years of my life and got laid off. people have no idea what it is like to be laid off in america if you have never been laid off. we need this, and i thank god for barack obama, sherrod brown, in the people who are fighting for our rights to
care in america. the previous caller hit the nail on the head when he said that wall street has taken over our health care, taking away from the people and giving it to the dollar profits. now we have a mess. and thank you, sis and. guest: as -- thank you, c-span. guest: it has not been in a huge issue for health reform so far, it has ballooned in the background. i think that it is something that could crop up, especially when the finance bill comes out. host: ted, calling on the democratic line from clinton, maryland. caller: good morning? can you hear me? host: yes, weekend. -- we can. caller: un this lady keep repeating the fact that the government -- you and this lady keep repeating the fact that the government ran out of money for cash for clunkers, but that does not mean that it was not successful. the larger issue is that the american people are being used and misused by the press and public authority. we have a health care bill in this country of $10.50 trillion per year. 30% goes to the insurance companies. that is $770 billion. that money could be used to help the president
leading the charge -- the president of the autism society of america. they have been listening to families about these issues and trying to come up with recommendations. i am sure that group would love to have an audience and get some ideas that they have been grappling with. >> you just wrote about standards. someone mentioned that you get all kinds of misinformation. you have been on this telehealth for three years now. when you mention standards, is that what you're talking about? >> absolutely. when we start our treatment program, it is a comprehensive treatment program. unfortunately, families can pop up in the internet search and tiepin -- type in telehealth treatment. i do not see how it is possible to form a true therapeutic bond and go ahead and treat the child. is very disconcerting. you can quarry pretty much anything with autism and related disorders. whether it is some way to repair your car, somebody who can paint your house, it is so sporadic. parents do not have a consistent place to ensure that they're going to receive quality care. i am encouraged that you have folks meet
>>> good morning, america. breaking news this morning. as the night spawns tornado after tornado. and hurricane bill sets its course near the u.s. >>> still missing. the tearful father of a georgia woman who disappeared on a walk on a rural road, pleads for news and his daughter's safe return. a "gma" exclusive. >>> oprah winfrey and dr. mehmet oz, suing companies, saying they falsely use their names to endorse health products. dr. oz speaks to us. >>> and look at this picture. a world champion female track star faces the question -- is he a world champion female track star faces the question -- is he is a woman or a man? captions paid for by abc, inc. >>> and good morning, america. diane sawyer, chris cuomo. robin roberts is off on this thursday, august 20th, 2009. and the dangerous weather will not step for the people in the midwest. tornadoes ripping through minnesota, wisconsin, iowa. in a moment, you're going to hear from a brave, young boy, in illinois, who was home alone in his basement, when the drnd blew away his house around him. >> the sounds outside of his home was lo
daughter had achieved. what a great story it is for america. and what a great story it is that president obama would give us a chance to consider judge sotomayor to serve as the first hispanic woman on the united states supreme court. for many who oppose judge sotomayor, her life achievements and her judicial record are just not good enough. after pouring over 3,000 court decisions and hundreds of her speeches, judge sotomayor's critics focus their opposition primarily, not exclusively, but primarily on one case, the rich ricci and one sentence from one speech. i hope someone was keeping track how many times those three words, wise latina woman, were quoted during the course of this hearing. senator after senator asked her what did you really, really, really mean with those three words? over and over and over again. we are senators who live in a world of decisions and votes everyday. and we understand when our decisions and votes are questioned and challenged often in a an unfair fashion. if we vote in a way that's controversial we ask that people be fair and judge us on our life's work,
by physicians. it is the heart of the american practice of medicine. the most famous hospitals in america. either started out or still are physician-owned. like the mayo clinic, john hopkins in baltimore. in my state, md anderson. not every state allows physicians to have an interest, an equity/ownership interest in hospitals. in those states that do they have the highest quality rating, patient satisfaction ratings. i am blessed in my congressional district to have a number of physician-owned hospitals. i have been treated in the hospitals. i have gone to the emergency rooms in the hospitals. my mother has been in one of these. without exception. the experience has been as good as it can be given the situation that resulted in it. the pending bill for some reason is punitive. on these types of facilities. would at a minimum prevent their expansion. in all probability cause a number of them to close. if you read the language that my amendment strikes it is punitive and nature and very restrictive. some limited exceptions where you can appeal to the secretary of hhs. if we're going to have
in just a minute. >>> and some packing heat. and militias in america are on the rise. what is going on? is it the economy? are they angry with liberals, or angry over a black president? we will discuss that. >>> and the transportation secretary wants answers when passengers are trapped on a tar mat. how long is too log to be stuck on a plane? what are your rights once you board a plane. >>> and economists say the recession is over. what does it mean for your house or job or 401(k)? it's 9:00 a.m. pull up a share and join the "morning meeting." >>> good morning to you. lots of democracy with town halls and other events being held across the married. contessa setting things up. >> nearly two dozen health care events scheduled for today. they are poe ttentially facing with more protestors. and democrats and republicans are following arlen specter's lead holding town halls. and some of the moments, they got wild, not so much the president's town hall, but people have to fight to be heard. angry protesters shouted down senator claire mccaskill yesterday. >> i don't understand the rudeness.
that united america. after sputnik, we went to pick the moon. ronald reagan rally in the country to end communism. you can think of george bush's cry in 2001 that we would defeat -- lead a global war on terrorism and extremism. it is interesting, the last one, the war on terrorism seems to have lost some of that national feeling. when you do polling, you see people not as invested in the success of afghanistan and iraq and other places where we are fighting were secretly, such as the horn of africa. yet in our strategic interest, clearly fighting terrorism will remain the big issue. he what is the next big national issue? what can president obama defined as the national agenda? he tried very much to make health care that. in the last press conference he said it is intimately tied to your own personal future as an american. but we have not seen americans rally around that idea yet as a national cause. this is something president obama and his allies will try to do. he will try to cast the health care debate as important as going to the moon or defeating communism or terrorism you will se
an alternative energy project. the debate of sonia sotomayor will continue also, young america's foundation host its 31st annual student conference. congress does on healtbreak as healthcare heats up. in "the n.y. times close-" -- clinton secures two pardons from north korea -- that is in "the n.y. times." six months later it says here that obama returns with an approval rating of 56%. he is expected to tout his economic stimulus plan to kill us growth. he will announce manufacturing plants, but officials say there are successes to highlight locally, signaling that the times are getting better. it says that it is great that he can return to committees he cares so much about and see signs of success. i hope that he will go way encouraged, and he should. there are encouraging indicators that the economy is turning around, but the battle is far from over. long term there is reason to be optimistic, but still thousands of unemployed in this county begun until all are back to work, he does not think anyone can say it is all behind. on the phone now is a reporter for elkhart, indiana. what do you expe
and euna lee now safe and sound right here in america after arriving on a flight with former president bill clinton this morning. their families were there in burbank as they stepped off the plane. ling and lee held in north korea since march when they were captured along the chinese border while working on a documentary. former president clinton flew to pyongyang to secure their release and bring them home but they did not get any warning that he was coming. and laura ling talked about what it felt like to walk into a room and see bill clinton standing there. >> we were shocked, but we knew instantly in our hearts that the nightmare of our lives was finally coming to an end. shepard: laura ling's sister lisa there in the middle of your screen is a well-known journalist in her own right and she says she always knew the day would come when she would again see her little sister. she just didn't know when that day would arrive. >> not being able to communicate to her, with her, not being able to see her and talk to her on a regular basis was devastating. and so to be able to look into her -- h
in america in health care and fix what is broken. we've got a lot of great things about health care in minnesota and the president has repeatedly used it as an example. the mayo clinic. i'm focused on the issue how he can deliver health care more efficiently and make it more affordable for the people of this country and that is what we are working to do. i'm hopeful we will pick up some republican support and i know it's difficult for so many people who have worked on this issue for so long. we're just asking them to hang in there, to advocate for change. americans can't wait. the costs are going up and up and up and it's getting harder for regular families to afford health care. that's what i believe in the end we will triumph through the rhetoric and all of the name-calling and all of the misuse of terms and description of what is going on here. in the end, big businesses want change because they can't compete internationally. small businesses want change because they are having trouble keeping employees on health care and families want change because they are hardly afford the pr
about america. where are the slogans that republicans used to use? these colors don't run. people have forgotten about that. host: here is a message from twitter. cspanwj is how you can reach us on twitter. this piece concerns the york politics. 19 months after ending his disastrous run for the presidency, rudy guiliani is clearing a path for a possible race for governor in 2010. arnold joins us from tennessee. we're asking about then bernanke is possible second term as the fed schair. caller: good morning, to be honest i guess we are doing the best we can with what we have to work with. have you ever read a book called "the creature from jekyll island." the author is g.edward griffin. there is another book by w albert called "the coming battle" which was released in 1899 and has just been read the released. the united states is under the control of the federal reserve. that is the main reason for all of the problems we're having. we need to realize that we need to love our neighbor as we love ourselves. all these people who were calling in here and calling obama a fraud, in the bible
president bill clinton who joined them on an emotional journey back to america. >> to the agony of captivity was washed away on a tearful tarmac in loss angeles -- los angeles. dodge the past 140 days have been the st difficult, heart wrenching time of our lives. >> the american journalists were ensnared in a crisis. bill clinton went to meet with the dictator, and he agreed to partner ling and lee. they had been forgiven. they say they persevered to the countless prayers of others. >> is what kept us going in the darkest hours. it is what sustained our faith that we would come home. >> add to that safe environment, they went -- that safe environment they went. it will take time to understand what they endured. home is the only place they want to be. >> she has a little bit weak. she lost a lot of weight as you can probably tell. we're going to stop her with food that she loves and love on her. >> they have been working for months to secure the release. president clinton's presence was critical and that process. >>> it will hear more details on our top story tonight. president barack obama d
from buyover at bank of america. you did have money coming into the defensive stocks today. maria, names like proctor & gamble and general mills and merck. >> the large health care providers. johnson & johnson also better on the session. let's look at the other business headlines we're following tonight. the chicago purchasing managers index was off to a better than expected reading of 50 this month. it is actually the highest reading since last september. because of a sharp increase in new orders and production. it is signaling that business activity in the midwest is on the cusp of expansion. the semi conductor association is reporting that july chip sales were up 5.3% from june to $18.2 billion. that is the fifth month in a row of sales gains. year over year, sales still down more than 18%. california governor arnold schwarzenegger declaring a state of emergency in four of the state's counties as firefighters continue to battle massive blazes. the largest fire is just north of los angeles, which is threatening thousands of homes and has already taken the life of two firefighter
-mail via the pac organizing for america today. we didn't win last year's election together at a committee hearing in d.c. we won it on the doorsteps and the phone lines, at the softball games and the town meetings. and if you're willing to step up once again, that's exactly where we're going to win this historic campaign for the guaranteed, affordable health insurance that every american deserves. the obama white house wants to reignite its support base to take on a legislative agenda. that was why organizing for america was created in the first place. but what is the president actually asking his supporters to campaign for? there is no plan yet. there's no consensus bill in the house and the senate. maybe the mob will provide the enemy -- would provide enough motivation, enough of an enemy to rally the liberal base, but at some point obama supporters will ask what exactly are we fighting for? not just what are we fighting against. for example, no show has been more vigilant about the public option than this one. ed schultz has pushed it day in and day out. but today, when nbc's chuck tod
of the national security interests of america right now? >> i would feel more comfortable talking about this but i have more information on their contract. yes, sir. >> the president made a comment about that -- that the republican leadership made the decision -- [laughter] [inaudible] he didn't have a cross word either. i thought he -- >> that's what happens when he stuck with a cross word [laughter] >> it's an easy one to date. [laughter] >> it is thursday, a little tougher puzzle. >> it's august. >> the president said the republican leadership made the decision to oppose him. is this his political analysis or is this what he -- i mean is this like he knows this as a fact? >> i think it's -- i think it is a deducing from comments that he's read -- i think if you read comments in today's paper you might come to that conclusion. >> said he doesn't feel like the republican leadership is stealing from -- he doesn't fairly any more? >> i think there is a difference between some members of the republican party. i did you have seen members the president of dimensions that are -- >> he singled out repub
,000 has to buy insurance. the republicans stance is that this is freedom in america, they should not have to pay. you have to buy auto insurance to drive an automobile. why should these people not by insurance and then go to the hospital and we have to pay for it? host: republican line from florida. caller: i just wanted to make a comment, i just turned you on and i live in fort lauderdale. my brother turned out gay, he blamed my mother. here in wisconsin back in the old days and no one talked about it. but we do not care. i have been around gay people and i think people are overreacting. i don't know the financial aspect of giving them marriage, but i think it is dumb. why not? it is a small minority of people, ante in terms of giving them their rights, who cares? -- and in terms of giving them their rights. gay people are fun, they are funny, that there are lots of good things about their community. if people would break down the barrier and spend time with gay people, they are just a little bit different, but one thing i wanted to say was when i served in the military my first sergeant
that celebrates black america. they are seeing the signature, yes, of abraham lincoln. many artifacts are being used as a hands on educational tool. it's the chevy open house. and now, with the cash for clunkers program, a great deal gets even better. let us recycle your older vehicle and you could qualify for an additional $3500 or $4500 cash back on a new, more fuel-efficient chevy. your chevy dealer has more eligible models to choose from. more than ford, toyota, or honda. now get an '09 cobalt for under $15,000 after all offers. and get it for even less if you qualify for cash for clunkers program. go to chevy.com for details. my name is chef michael. and when i come home from my restaurant, i love showing bailey how special she is. yes, you are. i know exactly what you love, don't i? - [ barks ] - mmm. aromas like rotisserie chicken. and filet mignon. yeah, that's what inspired a very special dry dog food. [ woman ] introducing chef michael's canine creations. so tasty and nutritious it's hard to believe it's dry dog food. chef-inspired. dog-desired.@i chef michael's canine creations. morn
's not how we're supposed to operate. america has to stand on the moral high ground and set an example. we are a beacon to the world. we are proof that democracy, a nation of law and order, works. i don't think american agents threatening to rape someone's mother is the moral high ground. attorney general eric holder has done the right thing by launching a probe into the terrorism techniques. and it's making dick cheney's head explode. he put out this statement practically singing the virtues of torture, and putting out the old adage that president obama won't keep us safe. little fear there, huh? you know, i'll hand it to cheney. the guy never gives up at being a jerk. president obama won't keep you safe. americans have doubts. you see, that's the bat call for the cheney-ites for folks who want to defend torture. here is what peter king said about the investigation of the justice department today. king is wondering what side the president the united states is on. he is suggesting the president might be on the side of the terrorists. that could go into psycho talk, but we'll get into that
and get something done. >> canada is actually america's largest trading partner. what about the controversy over the buy american provision. >> this is coming to a head. not only hurting canada but hurting american. let me explain the canadian hurt first. under the stim tim bill all iron and teal and marfed goods have to be bought in america. meaning purchased there. that shuts out the canadians. it is shutting out some u.s. businesses who can't figure out if components that they have built elsewhere can be used in the self same infrastructure projects. canadian business representatives and u.s. business representatives are appealing to the white house to do something about the buy america. that will not happen. both countries are stuck and people are losing jobs on both sides of the border. major garrett in mexico. live from guadalajara. >> judging by recent events. the issue is striking a nerve with the american people. we have heard simple discussion there is also this. . >> it is coming out of my paycheck? >> not all civil. lawmakers holding town hall meetings to talk he
will spend the next hour of their day? first hour back in america? >> well, we're being told that they're going to have a family reunion at home rather than here at the hangar. that they're going to have private time with the families and then maybe come out and talk to us later on in the afternoon. so we're going to have to wait and see. we don't -- they appear to be in fairly good shape as they boarded the plane in pyongyang in north korea under their own esteem, and we'll have to wait and see how tired they are, what kind of shape they're in. >> so other than the obvious press gaggle in that hangar, and i presume security personnel, et cetera who else is there to greet both the former president and most importantly those journalists as they come off that plane? >> reporter: there are a few -- >> family members at all? >> reporter: we haven't seen any large groups of family members here yet. it could be that they're in a holding room that we don't know about, but we're not aware of any large amount of family members here. they have seats set up just off the site of where i'm standing
care, just saying there's a high level of anger because federal government is seen in middle america as going way over in the last six months and it's going to be a long august. >> we need to point out that particular clip played, that was philadelphia. >> that's not philadelphia, mississippi. it's a very blue city in a very blue state. >> joe, look, i think there's really something out there. i was talking to my sister. she said this weekend there was some 7,000 or 10,000 out in columbus, ohio in the square. you've got the tea party groups. you've got the groups concerned about the jobs. you've got the health care thing, the birther things. i think this is all -- i think this thing is reaching a certain critical mass of populist hostility and resentment to washington. i don't think it's pro republican or pro democratic, but a lot of this tea party stuff -- it's like the perot movement i think in the early 1990s. >> like the perot movement in '92, also like what i saw on the campaign trail in '93 and '94, there are a lot of democrats and a lot of independents who got out who just cou
grew out of a culture which had lied to itself for generations. so to get america on track, we have to start with basic honesty. when the polish people began rebelling against the communist dictatorship after pope john paul's visit, they used 2 plus 2 equals 4 as a slogan. a communist era joke in poland expressed this in a way that everyone could grasp. party boss, how much is 2 plus 2? polish worker, how much would you like it to be. the political meaning of the realist assumption of the catholic university of will you be lynn philosopher was later expressed in the famous solidarity poster, for poland to be poland, 2 plus 2 must always equal 4. human beings can only be free in the truth and the measure of truth is reality. now, i think this is very, very important and you'll see how it comes back in sacramento, in albany, in washington, d.c., again and again. we have a l politics and government of fundamental dishonesty, in which we refuse to face the facts because the facts are too frightening. in orwell's 1984, citizens are told, when the state says 2 plus 2 equals 5 it does and
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americans back to work and build a new foundation for growth. last week, we received a report on america's gross domestic product, a key measure of our economic health, and it showed marked improvement over the last few months. this morning, we received additional signs that the worst may be behind us, though we lost 247,000 jobs in july, that was nearly 200,000 fewer jobs lost than in june, and far fewer than the nearly 700,000 jobs a month that we were losing at the beginning of the year. today, we're pointed in the right direction. we're losing jobs at less than half the rate we were when when i took office. we pulled the financial system back from the brink and a rising market is restoring value to those 401(k)s that are the foundation of a secure retirement. we've enabled families to reduce the payments on their mortgages and in making their homes more affordable and reducing the number of foreclosures. we helped to revive the credit markets and opened up loans for families and small businesses. while we've rescued our economy from catastrophe, we've also begun to build a new founda
if they don't have government approved health care. i mean, this is not the america we know. and the problem is not just with insurance. in fact, a lot of americans are happy with it. we need to do a lot of things to make it work better. but a government takeover is going to work just like the cash for clunkers program, chris. >> we're going to get to that as well. congressman rangel, please respond to that, about the high tax rate, the top tax rate in your plan as well as the fact that according to independent studies, 2/3 of small business profits would be hit by the surtax. >> 96% of small businesses would not be hurt by this tax. it's less than 1% of the wealthiest people in the united states that would be taxed and that's at a 1% tax. there's just no question that the way that they're talking about paying for it that they don't take in consideration the cap that we're going to have on premiums. they don't take into consideration the number of people that have no ins insuran now that can walk into any hospital, any doctor's office and be fully insured. they don't take the productivity of
and empower more people in america to scale it up and apply it to tougher environments. if we do that, we really can. i mean, bidding the curb ian empty policy phrase and let you talk about what a care delivery system looks like. we actually can see those kinds of systems out there. we now need to translate them to the rest of the country. it will not happen by flipping a switch. is going to take really, gail used the phrase was, supercharge demonstrations involving lots of willing parties to do this. >> we all have a shared responsibility in bending the cost curve. so that is clear and we have to address it. if it is just payment cuts, then there is a risk. absolutely a risk in service of. shortly hospits will not cover my squally by any sense but there is a risk. it must be met with copies of reform, and the innovations supercharge demonstration projects have to be part of it in terms of the overall picture of reform. so yes, if they are part of it, we can do better in terms of cost and quality. >> let's take some questions now from the audience. do we have one right here? we have one r
to damn america, it is not surprising to hear people coming not saying things about nazis. they are afraid that the american people say "no" -- we will not take this. there is a ground swell of average joe's the good to work every day. they are finally getting a backbone and saying, this is absolutely not acceptable. what do the democrats do? they get their left-wing union members to escort regular citizens out, threaten them. yesterday there was an incident where the congressman said if the show anymore i will have you locked up. they hate america, don't you understand this? mrs. nancy pelosi said it is un-american to speak of. she said the illegal aliens and the church are true americans. let the democrats keep on. there will be a revolution in this country. if they think that yelling at a town meeting is the worst that will happen, they have not seen anything yet. host: ok, in "the washington post" another meeting hosted by senator benjamin cardin -- going to the mat on the healthcare bill. the maryland democrat booked a 500-seat concert hall at the university weeks ago before the meeti
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. the line goes dead. she hasn't been seen since. joining me now to talk about this, michelle with "america's most wanted." and criminologist, jack lef in. jonk bankhead is with us with the georgia bureau of investigation. and richard cornwell, cristi's brother. richard, do you have any idea what could have happened to your sister here? >> well, from the evidence that's been collected thus far remote road here that your sister had walked? sounded like walked many times. >> yes. there's only a handful of houses on this road. it's a very rural area. and she did -- she liked to walk down this particular road, leaving her parents' house. and she walked for exercise. tuesday night was when the abduction occurred on the country road. >> richard, what's your plea to whoever may have done this to your sister? >> we just plead that they would have mercy on her. and return her safely back to her family. and we just want to say that we need her. and she has a 15-year-old son that needs her very much. in his life. >> richard -- >> we just pray she will be returned safely. >> we'll pray right along with
" in america. a police officer's dash cam captured a shocking head-on collision in indiana. it rammed directly into that officer. neither the officer nor that 18-year-old driver was seriously injured. the driver had not been drinking before that crash. >>> a car jacker caused a boat load of trouble in the state of connecticut. the suspect stole a truck towing a 32-foot boat. the pursuit ended when that $175,000 boat toppleded off the trailer and slides along the highway. the driver then stopped and was apprehend apprehended. >>> in florida, a jewelry store employee was ambushed at a gas station. surveillance video shows the 81-year-old at the pump when four masked men pulled up, jumped the man and grabbed a $20,000 bag of jewelry all in 15 seconds. no arrests in this case have been made. >>> a deputy in iowa had a front row view for wild weather there. his dash cam video was rolling when a tornado touched down right in front of him. no one was hurt from that twister but it caused a significant amount of property damage. >>> an illinois woman learned it is bad when anyone drives into your busin
's the tradition of america. this country wasn't built just by griping and complaining. it was built by hard workers and taking risks. and that's what we have to do today. >> now, i have spoken to some owners of rv dealerships here and spoken to the local mayor and what they say is that things are actually getting better. they say that the stimulus has helped a bit. about $14 million already pumped in from the federal government to this area. and now 19% now dip down around 16%, so it has got analytal better but, obviously, far worse than the national average of 19.5% and that's why you have republicans back in washington saying the stimulus has helped on the margins, but has not provided the jolt to the economy that the president really promised, chuck. >> the rv industry so sensitive, gas prices, too, you have to imagine that. talk about health care. how is the president keeping the momentum for reform when congress is taking a month off? >> good question, we'll see a lot of him on the road, not just here in indiana, but a swing out west, as well. all about the president trying to recaptur
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in america. but about one year from now when we're no longer debating something else domestically, people will ask what we're doing? how long will it take? how much will it cost? we're spending $80 million per year -- billion per year there. it does not sound like much compared to medicaid, but we must get fiscally responsible. host: as the afghans could to thepolls today we invite your questions or comments. you can send us a message by e- mail, or a note by twitter. we will put those on our screen. you say not many are paying attention. "the financial times quoted has results of a new survey. 51% say that the war in afghanistan say the war in afghanistan was not worth fighting. previous polls conducted over the last two and a half years has shown at least 50% support for the war. what are you hearing? guest: i am hearing that i hope president obama will become much more firm about this. this is where you need presidential leadership. we were attacked from afghanistan. for us to begin to say come gee, this is not worth it is too short term memory. clearly we do not want could do to end u
of the people themselves -- i don't know who recognizing this, voting against their best interest. america never had the experience -- host: jamie? we lost jimmy. we do have "usa today" this morning. their lead story, climate plan calls for forced expansion. the epa says 18 million acres of trees to be planted. new forests will spread across the landscape, replacing both pastor and farm fields, under a congressional plan to confront climate change, and environmental protection agency analysis shows. petreaus watson goes on to write that about 80 million acres of new trees, roughly the size of west virginia -- would be planted by 2020 according to an epa analysis of the crime bill passed by the house of representatives in june. back to the telephones. gulfport, fla., on the line for republicans. caller: how are you doing this one? just host: 5. what do you think about the bipartisan bill? caller: you know what i think it is necessary? nothing in more. america needs to wake up and realize one thing about politicians, the only thing they will do is the wrong thing. the best thing they can do is sel
are bottom of the barrel, city bank, bank of america and aig. the reason they're getting a pop is because people put so much money in the good ones they have to cast their net. i couldn't don't want to buy those on the shelves while people pass all the good banks. >> what's your favorite bank. >> jpmorgan chase, best commercial -- >> jorripmorgan went through th pre-lehman brothers number. september 12th it was 4$41.17, the whole market will drive past the lehman brothers thing. >> for jpmorgan, you're right, they're back to a good level. the yield curve works for them as well as anybody. part of what we see from citigroup and smaller bank, it's easy to feel good about bad companies when you're giving away cars. i can't believe you turned -- >> cash for clunkers. >> i don't know if i should call you brutus or benedict arnold. >> if i can possibly remember this, foolish consistency is the h globing of little minds. just on this one issue, on this one issue, we finally found a fiscal stimulus that works and it's good for the consumer spirit. i actually think it's going to work. i will give
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